Nigel Leonard Palmer

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Sergeant Nigel Leonard Palmer
Life dates
28 Feb 1922 - 04 Mar 1986

Nigel was the son of former army Captain Arthur Palmer and his wife Nora. He married Melvil Hargreaves in 1950.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Martock Patrol Patrol Leader 06 Jul 1940 03 Dec 1944
National ID
WQIC 128/4

Farm manager & tractor driver

Bower Hinton Farm, Back Lane, Martock, Somerset
Other information

Sergeant Nigel Palmer was a farmer at Bower Hinton Farm and after the war worked for David Brown tractors. At some time he lost two fingers and injured his hand whilst practising grenade throwing.

In the 1950s he was a chief demonstrator for David Brown Tractors. He was a keen horseman and took part in many local horse trials.


TNA ref WO199/3391 and WO199/3390

1939 Register

Hancock data held at B.R.A

Patrick Palmer

Local newspapers.